Holiday Cookie Recipes
A twist on the classic holiday dessert – These fruitcake shortbread cookies are sure to delight! Using real butter gives the cookie its crumbly, buttery texture. The dried fruit and nuts add just the right amount of fun! Tip: cream softened butter and sugar well for the best shortbread.
When making cookies, it’s important to cream the butter and sugar thoroughly so that the sugar dissolves into the butter and incorporates evenly. This technique results in lighter textured cookies. These thumbprint cookies taste just like a Black Forest Cake on the go!
The Grand Prize winner for the 2021 Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest goes to this buttery soft and chewy cookie filled with ricotta cheese, cream cheese and the perfect hint of orange! The winner, Deborah B., creatively combined unique flavors and ingredients to make a cookie so delicious it feels like you're floating in the clouds.
The 2021 Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest Undeniably Dairy judge’s choice is an explosion of apple and caramel flavor. The winner, Erin C., used real butter, buttermilk and heavy cream to create this delicious cookie. Plus, it’s topped with apple butter, cinching this dairy-filled prize.
Bringing in the festive cheer and winning an honorable mention in the 2021 Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest are the sticky toffee yuletide-spiced cookies by Brett Y. You’ll get all the nostalgic holiday feelings with warming spices and a soft, chewy texture.
Our Undeniably Dairy judge’s choice prize in the 2020 Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest goes to this tiramisu-inspired cookie by RaChelle H. This recipe creatively includes melted ice cream, heavy cream, mascarpone cheese and real butter to take the ultimate dairy-filled prize.
Our 3rd Place winner in the 2020 Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest is a fun and festive layered cookie by Michaelann G. This recipe is a family original, created by Michaelann's grandmother, Maria. The recipe uses over three sticks of butter baked into three cookie layers sandwiched together with fig jam and topped in rich chocolate.
The Grand Prize winner in this year’s Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest goes to this soft and chewy rye gingerbread sandwich cookie with a citrus buttercream filling by Merry G. The combination of festive flavors and use of multiple dairy products gave this cookie the winning edge!